Candidates should have (a) completed Secondary 5, or equivalent; (b) attained a level of proficiency in Chinese and English Languages equivalent to Secondary 5 standard; (c) a Health and Fitness Instructor Certificate awarded by The Physical Fitness Association of Hong Kong, or equivalent; (d) a valid Teacher Certificate in Life-saving; (e) a valid First Aid Certificate issued by a recognized First Aid Body in Hong Kong; (f) at least 3 years' working experience in physical fitness or sports-related training, experience with disciplined services would be an advantage; (g) knowledge in using MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; and (h) pass a physical fitness test.
A Physical Training Instructor is mainly deployed on (a) to plan, conduct and evaluate physical training; and (b) to enforce appropriate standards of Occupational Safety and Health regarding physical training.
(Note: Required to perform outdoor duties and may be required to work irregular hours and on weekends/public holidays.)
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidate will be appointed on one-year non-civil service contract terms.
Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), annual leave, maternity leave/paternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance. An end-of-contract gratuity may be granted if the contract is satisfactorily completed with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity (if granted), plus the Government's contribution to the MPF scheme in respect of the appointee as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, will be equal to 10% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period.
(a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.
(b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
(c) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.
(e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend recruitment examination and/or interview.
(f) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview/written examination without being subject to any further shortlisting criteria.
(g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the below enquiry address.
How to apply:
Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk).
Completed forms, together with copies of certificates and transcripts in support of the (i) academic qualifications (including photocopies of certificates and transcripts showing the results achieved in Chinese and English languages); and (ii) supporting documents of working experience, should be sent with the envelope clearly marked 'Application for the post of Physical Training Instructor' to the below enquiry address of the recruiting department on or before the closing date for application.
Online application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Candidates who apply online should submit the above requested documents (i)-(ii) by 28 May 2015 to the below enquiry address, and the online application number should be quoted on the envelope and the copies of supporting documents.
If candidates fail to provide the supporting documents as requested by 28 May 2015, their applications will not be considered. Applications which are incomplete, or without the required supporting documents, or late, or submitted by fax or email, or not duly signed, or not made in the prescribed form will not be accepted. Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. For enquiries, please call the telephone number indicated.
Appointments Unit, 35/F, Arsenal House, Police Headquarters, No. 1 Arsenal Street, Wanchai, Hong Kong.
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily News (8 May 2015) and Job Market (8 May 2015)